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Welcome to California Mathematics Council - South’s 2016 57th Annual Conference Program!
This year’s conference is in Fabulous Palm Springs, Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5!
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Friday, November 4
 

8:30am

112: Create Dynamic Digital Learning Experiences with Google
Learn to use Google Apps and an LMS to package instruction and authentic assessment, virtual field trips, Math in 3 Acts... into rich learning experiences for students. Capitalize on technology resources to engage students in a productive struggle.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580392

Speakers
avatar for Cherie Brown

Cherie Brown

Interdisciplinary Coordinator for Innovative Education Management, Innovative Education Management
My role as Interdisciplinary Coordinator provides the opportunity to work with a variety of staff as they build learning materials. Additionally, I am a Google Certified Trainer as well as our district Schoology Administrator. You can learn more at:   www.edtechmentor.org... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Smoke Tree F

10:30am

284: AP Calculus: Connecting and Developing Math Practices
College Board recently updated the AP Calculus courses, which debut in 2016. The workshop will focus on how the Mathematical Practices for AP Calculus connect to exam items and how teachers can support students in the development of these Practices.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580483

Speakers
GB

Gail Burrill

Michigan State Univ
BH

Benjamin Hedrick

College Board


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite F

10:30am

285: The Struggle is Real (World)
This session aims to spark deeper understanding of Precalculus & Calculus concepts by encouraging students to struggle with imperfect real data so they may connect concepts with current events topics, many of which they read about on social media.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580484

Speakers
avatar for Paul Battaglia

Paul Battaglia

Teacher, Manasquan Public Schools
I am an avid triathlete, Penn State alum, former private industry employee and CEO of a Non-Profit - Squanathon.



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree A

1:30pm

355: Using Google Forms for Quick Formative Assessments
Wish for a faster and easier way to check student understanding? Learn to create Google Forms for quizzes and assignments, which students can access on any device and receive feedback. Get students writing about math and making viable arguments!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580528

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Lasek

Rachel Lasek

EdTech Coach/Math Lead, El Molino High School



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree F

3:30pm

485: The Struggle is Real (World)
This session aims to spark deeper understanding of Precalculus & Calculus concepts by encouraging students to struggle with imperfect real data so they may connect concepts with current events topics, many of which they read about on social media.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580599

Speakers
avatar for Paul Battaglia

Paul Battaglia

Teacher, Manasquan Public Schools
I am an avid triathlete, Penn State alum, former private industry employee and CEO of a Non-Profit - Squanathon.



Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree A

3:30pm

457: Integrating Technology in the Math Classroom
Learn about ways to incorporate free digital resources in the Common Core math classroom. Topics include Google apps, Desmos, GeoGebra, and EdPuzzle. Make your classroom an engaging and interactive place where kids have fun learning.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580572

Speakers
avatar for Amy Springstead

Amy Springstead

Teacher on Special Assignment for Professional Development, San Dieguito Union High School District
16 years high school math teaching experienceTeacher on Special Assignment for Professional Development since 2016


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree F
 
Saturday, November 5
 

10:29am

686: Tech Skills for Student Success on the AP Calculus Exam
AP Calculus is a course that requires a variety of technology resources for student visualization and exploration. This session explores calculator-active AP Calculus questions and TI-Nspire user skills to complete them.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580693

Speakers
avatar for Veronica Carlson

Veronica Carlson

Math Teacher, Glendale UHSD
avatar for Kim Thomas

Kim Thomas

Math Teacher and Title I Coordinator, Moon Valley HS/Glendale UHSD
I am a high school math teacher in Arizona, an AYA Math NBCT, and a T3 National Instructor. I am passionate about teaching with technology to promote student understanding and exploration of mathematics.



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:29am - 11:59am
PSCC-Smoke Tree B

1:15pm

757: Math Tech-Toolkit
What is a 21st Century Skills Math teacher, where our students use tools appropriately, communicate readily, and collaborate regularly? Learn to model these practices with this tech toolbox and increase your ability to engage ALL students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580729

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Lasek

Rachel Lasek

EdTech Coach/Math Lead, El Molino High School



Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree D

1:15pm

758: Ignite Algebra with Activities and Assessment
In this interactive session, participants will explore hands-on activities, utilizing technology that make it possible for students to learn, practice, and discover mathematics, which enable students to be successful on the End-of-Course assessment.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580730

Speakers
avatar for Veronica Carlson

Veronica Carlson

Math Teacher, Glendale UHSD
avatar for Kim Thomas

Kim Thomas

Math Teacher and Title I Coordinator, Moon Valley HS/Glendale UHSD
I am a high school math teacher in Arizona, an AYA Math NBCT, and a T3 National Instructor. I am passionate about teaching with technology to promote student understanding and exploration of mathematics.


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

3:15pm

880: What If? Structured Questioning for Understanding
Structured questioning can develop conceptual understanding and enhance communications skills in AP and CCSS Statistics. Utilizing an inferential questioning format for activities and assessments deepens understanding in any mathematics classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580785

Speakers
avatar for Jason Molesky

Jason Molesky

Apple Education Development Executive, Lakeville Area Public Schools
My goal? Simple...To facilitate change in the educational system through dynamic leadership, engaging professional development, innovative resource development, and a commitment to the continuous improvement process. My description? Simple...turbonerd & datageek.
avatar for Douglas Tyson

Douglas Tyson

Teacher, Central York SD
I'm a former Mathematics teacher who is now a Statistics teacher. Teaching Statistics is my passion, but I also like growing tomatoes, making snow, and scuba diving. Jelly Belly jelly beans are my Kryptonite.


Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Hilton-Palm Canyon

3:15pm

854: Discover Transformational Geometry in 15 Seconds Grades 8–11
Hands-on experience. Play-Investigate-Explore-Discover geometric properties. Using a handheld, iPad, or software, students become engaged quickly, deeply. Free materials. Integrate creative exploration and pedagogy via technology and collaboration.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580769

Speakers
avatar for Tom Reardon

Tom Reardon

Mathematics Instructor, Fitch HS/Youngstown State Univ
I like to integrate problem solving, rich tasks, excellent questioning techniques, standards, and appropriate technologies. Technologies that I use include iPads and math apps, SMART Boards, and TI technologies.I am currently working on some interactive activities that help students... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree B

3:15pm

855: Promoting Deeper Understanding Through Digital Activities
Bring your device and learn about cloud-based software that can motivate interest and understanding of your students through Growth Mindset Activities, Vocabulary Development, Front-Loading Lessons, and Formative Assessments.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580772

Speakers
avatar for Myra Deister

Myra Deister

Math and CS Teacher, Sunny Hills High School
Myra Deister is a passionate educator with over 30 years experience teaching mathematics and computer science at the secondary level. She infuses innovative uses of technology into her classes and assists her colleagues with technology use. She is a member of the CUE board, ILC and... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree E